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Weinberger To Announce Burlington's Plan For Champlain Parkway
Thursday, 09/20/12
Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger will announce Thursday afternoon his proposal for a long-delayed highway bypass in the southern part of Vermont's largest city.
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State Officials Begin To Appeal FEMA's Denials
Tuesday, 08/07/12
By Steve Zind
State officials say they're planning to appeal dozens of cases where the Federal Emergency Management Agency has refused to cover all the costs of town flood recovery projects. 
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Grand Isle Debates Adding Chloramine To Its Water System
Friday, 07/27/12
By Kirk Carapezza
Cities and towns across Vermont are debating how to best treat their water systems to meet new regulations from the Environmental Protection Agency. In Grand Isle, the debate is centering on whether to add chloramine.
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Dummerston Delays Covered Bridge Repairs, Puts Work Out To Bid Again
Tuesday, 06/26/12
Residents in Dummerston will have to wait a little longer for repairs to a landmark covered bridge over the West River. Officials have had to put the work on the 140-year-old covered bridge out to bid again.
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Middlebury Evaluates Plan To Rebuild Municipal Building
Monday, 06/25/12
Officials in Middlebury are debating whether to rebuild or replace the town's 100-year-old municipal building and gymnasium. Preliminary estimates for the proposed 16,000 to 19,000-square-foot municipal offices range from $6 million to $10 million.
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Sanders: Vt. Would Get $408 Million From Transportation Bill
Wednesday, 03/14/12
By Neal Charnoff
The U.S. Senate passed a major transportation bill Wednesday that would provide $408 million for Vermont over the next two years. The bill now moves on to the U.S. House. 
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Rutland Lifts Boil-water Order
Monday, 03/05/12
By Nina Keck
Rutland residents got good news Monday morning about their drinking water. A major water main burst on Saturday, forcing the city to require that all water be boiled.
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Middlebury Sees Backlash After River Rechanneling
Monday, 09/26/11
By Kirk Carapezza
Many cities and towns ordered heavy machinery into rivers after the floods to shore up banks and reroute streams. That's what Middlebury did, even though the town was relatively unscathed. Residents and state officials now worry that rechanneling the Middlebury River might exacerbate future flooding.
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Rutland Mayor Urges Water Conservation
Thursday, 09/22/11
By Kirk Carapezza
In the aftermath of Tropical Storm Irene, Rutland residents had hoped their water system would be repaired and functioning fully by last week but there's still a water shortage.
VPR News
Towns Look To Build Better Roads
Tuesday, 09/20/11
By Mitch Wertlieb
The challenge in Vermont to re-build roads and bridges left crippled by Tropical Storm Irene will come at a cost. How much isn't known yet, but complicating the bottom line is the desire to rebuild roads to be better than they were before to make sure future storms don't wreak as much havoc as Irene did.
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Commentaries
Slayton: Repairing The Bartonsville Bridge
Tuesday, 09/13/11
By Tom Slayton
In the aftermath of the storm, Commentator Tom Slayton has been giving some thought to the spirit of Vermonters and their tireless efforts in putting the state back together.
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Rutland Water Shortage Could End Soon
Monday, 09/12/11
By Nina Keck
Crews from the city water department and area construction companies have been working around the clock to restore Rutland's water system, which was badly damaged in the flooding from Tropical Storm Irene.
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Department Of Health Urges Water Testing
Friday, 09/09/11
By Kirk Carapezza
After Tropical Storm Irene, homeowners in the flood zone whose wells or septic systems were inundated need to check the safety of their drinking water. The Department of Health says it will test wells for free.
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Portable Cell Towers Help To Connect Isolated Towns
Saturday, 09/10/11
By Susan Keese
Isolation and lack of communication have been huge issues in towns stranded by Tropical Storm Irene. People in southern Vermont's Deerfield and West River Valleys are accustomed to living without cell phone reception. In two hard-hit towns, emergency portable cell phone towers are making a difference.
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With Extensive Damage, State Offices May Not Be Worth Repairing
Tuesday, 09/06/11
By Bob Kinzel
The State Office Complex has suffered "an extensive catastrophe" to its entire infrastructure following recent flooding, which raises the question of whether or not it makes sense to renovate the buildings.
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Historic Burlington Building Damaged By Fire
Tuesday, 09/06/11
Firefighters in Burlington say no one was inside a historic building on Pearl Street when it caught fire last night
VPR News
Bennington Water Pipeline Repaired
Tuesday, 09/06/11
Work crews have reconnected a water pipeline linking the town of Bennington to a water treatment plant in Woodford as they work on repairs from Irene.
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Power Restoration Could Take Weeks
Monday, 08/29/11
By Patti Daniels
Across Vermont, tens of thousands of households are without power.
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Bridge Arch Will Move Next Week
Friday, 08/19/11
By Melody Bodette
Tentative plans have been announced for the center arch of the new Lake Champlain Bridge to begin its four-hour float to the bridge site next week. 
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Champlain Bridge Celebration Postponed
Thursday, 08/18/11
By Melody Bodette
The organizers of a party to celebrate the re-opening of the Lake Champlain Bridge have postponed the festivities until May 2012.
VPR News
Townshend Seeks State Funds For Senior Center Expansion
Monday, 08/15/11
By Kirk Carapezza
The town of Townshend is seeking state funds to expand a community-designed senior housing complex that proponents say will mostly benefit low-income tenants.
VPR News
In Springfield, Pipe Burst Causes Liability Dispute For Town's Insurer
Thursday, 06/23/11
By Kirk Carapezza
After a pipe burst and water inundated his cellar and damaged his property, a Springfield homeowner is blaming the town's insurance carrier, the Vermont League of Cities and Towns. Earlier: As Aid Dries Up, Towns Struggle To Replace Pipes
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As Aid Dries Up, Towns Struggle To Replace Pipes
Monday, 06/13/11
By Kirk Carapezza
Vermont cities and towns are struggling to overhaul their aging water systems, and the state says almost every one of them needs some kind of upgrade. In Rutland, most of the drinking water pipes are in desperate need of repair because they have failed repeatedly.
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VPR News
Newport Weighs Benefits Of Metered Water System
Thursday, 08/04/11
By Kirk Carapezza
The City of Newport has begun to debate again whether to install a metered water system. Proponents say meters would even out the cost of clean water for all residents.
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